Recent and upcoming presentations from the SPRINT team
Recruitment: Katherine Marcoux has now joined SPRINT as our new lab manager. Welcome Katherine!
SPRINT NEWS, October 2020: The SPRINT team is now based at Radboud University.
SPRINT NEWS, July 2020: SPRINT is in the process of moving to Radboud University where Amalia is now based.
Cong has won the Summer Vacation Research Prize 2020, a competition held by the University of Kent. She will receive funding for her project titled 'Where does the beat fall? Speech-beat alignment in singing'. Congratulations Cong!
On 27.02.2021, 13h00 (UTC), Amalia is giving a talk in the Abralin Ao Vivo series, titled "On The Phonetics and Phonology of H* and L+H* in English and Greek". https://aovivo.abralin.org/lives/amalia-arvaniti/
Katie presented a talk at the Institut für Linguistik, University of Cologne on 21/01/2020, based on findings from her PhD researcher. The talk is titled "Aspects of prosody in Djambarrpuyŋu" and focuses on Katie's analysis of Djambarrpuyŋu intonation.
Amalia gave a workshop on intonation, titled "Intonation Research and the Autosegmental-Metrical Model of intonational Phonology" for PPDK2020 (Phonetics and Phonology in Denmark), 1 December 2020 https://soundsoflanguageandspeech.wordpress.com/ppdk-2020/. You can find the slides here.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the events below have been postponed, cancelled or moved online. We are updating this page as new information emerges.
SPRINT members are presenting their work at BAAP 2020; Amalia's paper (with Mary Baltazani and Stella Gryllia) is titled "Tunes and meaning compositionality in intonation"; Katie's paper is titled "Intonational marking of focus and topic in Djambarrpuyŋu"
https://sites.google.com/york.ac.uk/baap2020york/home BAAP HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Amalia is giving a talk at the Cambridge University Linguistic Society on 23 April 2020, titled "Intonational Phonology in the light of cross-linguistic evidence".
https://camlingsoc.wordpress.com/talks/ HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR 8 MARCH 2021
Conference presentation at 24th ISTAL on "Meaning compositionality in intonation"; Amalia Arvaniti (with Stella Gryllia and Mary Baltazani)
http://www.new.enl.auth.gr/istal24/ ISTAL TOOK PLACE IN OCTOBER 2020
Invited talk at Speech Prosody 2020 Satellite Workshop on "Representations in Intonational Phonology: How different is Intonational Phonology, and from what?". Amalia's talk is titled "Intonational phonology in the light of cross-linguistic evidence" http://sites.bu.edu/ripworkshop2020/ WORKSHOP WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT SOME POINT
Conference presentation at Laboratory Phonology on "Decomposing intonational meaning: tonal and segmental contributions"; Amalia Arvaniti (with Stella Gryllia and Mary Baltazani) CANCELLED
Amalia is also a co-organizer of a LabPhon satellite event titled Forms and representations in phonology: in honour of Bob Ladd WORKSHOP WILL NOW TAKE PLACE AS A PaPE SATELLITE (JUNE 3, 2020, BARCELONA)
SPRINT members presented a poster at the special session "Remote Testing for Auditory and Speech Research" of the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America.
Abstract title: Speech data collection at a distance: Comparing the reliability of acoustic cues across homemade recordings
Date & Session time: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EST, December 10, 2020
Session title: 4aPPc, Remote Testing for Auditory and Speech Research II (Poster Session)
Abstract code: 4aPPc8
Cong presented a pre-recorded video lecture at the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (with undergraduate research intern Charlotte Slocombe).
Abstract title: Where does the beat fall? Speech-beat alignment in Mandarin and English singing
Date & Session time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, December 10, 2020
Session title: 4aMUa. General Topics in Musical Acoustics IV
Abstract code: 4aMUa2
Amalia gave an invited talk, titled "The phonetics and phonology of intonation in the light of cross-linguistic evidence" at the GLOW Workshop on "Prosody in Speech Signal, Perception, and Gestures" organized by Marzena Zygis and Stefanie Jannedy (ZAS Berlin)
Conference presentation at Speech Prosody 2020 on "Linguistic experience and rhythm perception"; Amalia Arvaniti (with Sumio Kobayashi as first author) https://sp2020.jpn.org/ IS AVAILABLE IN THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Conference presentation at Speech Prosody 2020 on "The contribution of pitch accents and boundary tones to intonation meaning"; Amalia Arvaniti (with Stella Gryllia and Mary Baltazani) https://sp2020.jpn.org/ IS AVAILABLE ONLINE
Amalia Arvaniti gave a talk at the General Linguistics Seminar, Oxford on 10th February 2020, titled "Intonational phonology in the light of crosslinguistic evidence of variability"
Amalia in Oxford (photo credit Cong Zhang)